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Page: Financials and Policies

Amount Awarded by Program in 2017 Education: 31.5% ($23,666,455)Science: 26.9% ($20,191,717)Climate and Clean Energy: 19.3% ($14,500,000)Human Rights: 12% ($9,065,300)Local and Emerging Opportunities: 9.8% ($7,400,299) Cross-Program Initiatives: 0.24% ($168,054) Due to rounding, percentages may not always add up to 100%. 2016 2016 Audited Financial Statements Access the Foundation’s 2016 audited financial statements. Download 2016 Form 990-PF Access the… Continue Reading

Page: Programs

The Heising-Simons Foundation focuses its grantmaking in five program areas: Climate & Clean EnergyEducationHuman RightsLocal and Emerging OpportunitiesScience

Page: Grants

The Foundation seeks to support organizations and institutions at the forefront of their fields. Search Grants by Program Area: Search All GrantsClimate & Clean EnergyEducationHuman RightsLocal and Emerging OpportunitiesScienceFor Invited GrantseekersThe Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. If your organization has been invited to apply for support, please find frequently asked questions and proposal guidelines… Continue Reading

Post: Letter from the President: March 2016

Dear Colleagues: From the ceiling in one corner of our office hangs a mobile. I often find visitors to the Foundation, even our staff, passing by and tilting their heads up to take it in. Its pieces remind us of the many partners that make up this Foundation’s work: blue squares, triangles, and letters for… Continue Reading

Page: Homepage

Climate & Clean EnergyEducationHuman RightsLocal and Emerging OpportunitiesScience

Page: About

Unlocking knowledge, opportunity, and possibilities The Heising-Simons Foundation is a family foundation based in Los Altos, California. The Foundation works with its many partners to advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people. Mark Heising and… Continue Reading

Page: Contact

Grants We do not accept unsolicited submissions. Get more information. Office Google Map 400 Main Street, Suite 200 Los Altos, California 94022 (650) 887-0277 info@hsfoundation.org Media Contact communications@hsfoundation.org Contact Us Name*Email* Organization (Optional)Message* jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 1) {} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} ); jQuery(document).ready(function(){jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [1, 1]) } );

Page: Legal

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use The Heising-Simons Foundation is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Use and is designed to help you understand how www.hsfoundation.org (this “Site”) collects personally identifying information about you and how it uses and discloses that information. This Privacy Policy applies to… Continue Reading